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Senior Hardware Engineer

São Paulo Headquarters

Why join us

TRACTIAN is reimagining industrial systems so that every frontline maintenance worker can realize their full potential. We're building software and hardware in one place—disrupting long-standing institutions with products and experiences that better serve the ambitions of our clients.

Working at TRACTIAN allows you to push your limits, challenge the status quo and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. Our team members have the autonomy needed to accomplish challenging goals. We are a growth-stage startup and you will work directly with the founders, helping to define the vision, product and user experience.

Hardware at TRACTIAN

The Hardware team is responsible for designing and improving our IoT devices, dealing with every step of the development process, ranging from PCB design, firmware programming, case design, validations and certifications, always aiming to build trustworthy products, that can be produced at a mass scale.

What you'll do

As a Senior Hardware Engineer you are part of the Research & Development (R&D) department. This multidisciplinary team includes embedded developers and CAD designers. You and your colleagues bear the responsibility for product development of our sensors. You will participate in the development of new products, investigate problems with the current hardware and propose improvements so that our customers get the best product. When necessary, you will also support the process of certification in countries such as US, Mexico and Brazil. In addition, you will work closely with our production department and help them to optimize the production process.


Design and develop complex hardware systems and components, ensuring they meet performance, reliability, and cost targets, while collaborating with cross-functional teams to integrate and optimize the overall product.

Improve our devices design PCBs, elaborate jigs and develop product cases that meet certifications and usability requirements

Design of Hardware Solutions cooperate with Hardware vendors, design new generations of devices

Troubleshoot complex Client problems collect required evidence, locate the problem, debug software and hardware, deliver RCA to Engineers

Develop new features select and purchase components, code MCU drivers


Minimum of 5 years of experience in hardware engineering and electronics

Proficiency in PCB design and layout using Altium Designer or similar software

Experience with high-speed digital design and signal integrity analysis

Knowledge of analog circuit design and simulation tools such as SPICE

Familiarity with microcontroller-based systems and firmware development

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

Experience with hardware bring-up, debugging, and testing

Familiarity with industry standards and compliance testing (e.g. FCC, CE, UL)

Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout review tools (e.g. Mentor Graphics, Cadence)

Familiarity with hardware design for low-power and battery-operated devices

Experience with design for manufacturing and assembly (DFM/DFA)

Bonus Points

Experience in 3D modeling

Experience in product design

Fluent English proficiency

Experience with RF circuit design


Competitive salary and stock options

R$800/mo for you to use with food in supermarkets, restaurants and delivery

GymPass so you don't sit/work all day

Optional fully funded English / Spanish courses

30 days of paid annual leave

Education and courses stipend

Earn a trip anywhere in the world every 4 years

Day off during the week of your birthday

R$200 a month for remote work allowance

Mental health support: we cover 40% of the cost of your therapy

Health plan with national coverage and without coparticipation

Dental Insurance: we help you with dental treatment for a better quality of life.

Sports Incentive: R$300/mo extra if you practice activities

Up to R$5.000 bonus for referring new Blue Caps

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